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Someone has died on Texas roads every day for 19 years. Here's a look at some reasons why — and ideas for turning the tide.

Ever since Nov. 8, 2000, someone has been killed in a Texas wreck each day. The state's transportation department is spending an additional $600 million on safety — and trying to end all roadway deaths by 2050.

Pedestrians cross the intersection at Congress Ave. and 6th St. in downtown Austin on Nov. 7, 2019.

Drunken driving

Rural roads

Cyclists and pedestrians

Trucks and SUVs

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